Charles Larkowski was professor of music amd taught music history and music theory at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He received his B.M. in vocal performance and a M.A. and Ph.D. in musicology from Michigan State University. An organist, Larkowski also performs on recorder, krummhorn, harpsichord, and viola de gamba, as well as voice in various early music ensembles.
In Fall, 2006, Dr. Charles Larkowski received the Robert J. Kegerreis Distinguished Professor of Teaching Awar, one of the University’s most distinguished awards. Dr. Larkowski was selected by a university committee based on his outstanding record in teaching. Dr. Herbert Dregalla, Chair of the Department of Music at the time of Dr. Larkowski's selection, said “What impresses me most are the outstanding evaluation comments Dr. Larkowski receives from his students. They recognize the high academic standards and expectation demanded by Dr. Larkowski, but also commend him has one of the best teachers they have had at Wright State.”